ShareTaskBase Class

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

The base class for the social network sharing APIs, ShareLinkTask and ShareStatusTask.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Tasks
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)


Public MustInherit Class ShareTaskBase
public abstract class ShareTaskBase

The ShareTaskBase type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
ShareTaskBase This is an abstract base class and cannot be instantiated directly. Use the derived classes ShareLinkTask and ShareStatusTask instead.



  Name Description
Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Show Causes the sharing dialog to be displayed to the user.
ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)



For more information, see Launchers and Choosers for Windows Phone 8.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


Microsoft.Phone.Tasks Namespace

Other Resources

How to use the share link task for Windows Phone 8

How to use the share status task for Windows Phone 8